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, No. XXXIX.
If IDT IS
As Tlio Coast Mall
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,rle!rln HnUriCI AS I HUI
Board Refuses to Let Her
Qualify MS mumujr
OLD SHE IS NOT '
Ullltii ur oihic
lakes Fight at Meeting Last
Night for seat 10 wmcn
She Was Elected
QRN TESTIMONY TAKEN
raiments llccoino Somen hat Heat
ed Dining tho Evening Im In
Hadlock Takes Place Is Hroth-
ci-ln.LnV of Mrs. Wright '
Mrs. Carrlo Wright lost hor fight
iccuro n scat bb member of tlio
I If council 01 J-nsiHlllu. yvt mu
cettng last nlRlit when tlio newly
ectcd officials woro sworn In Bho
s refused tho position on grounds
tat sho was not a citizen of tlio
nlted States and of Oregon bocnuso
cr husband, Ben Wright, who was
! Canadian, had not takon out his
Icond naturalization papers.
hie had received his first papers
Dil applied for his uccond pnpors
ut not having theoc ho Is not u clt-
len In this state.
This was tho climax of n coutro-
trsr which has brought Eastsldo
Such Into tho limelight of lata
hd which has brought forth pub-
cxnresslons from two faclloua
tho place, ono favoring Mrs.
fright, and tho othor side being
pposcd to her qualifying.
Acted As Trial Hoard
The refusal to lot Mrs. Wright
Ve a scat on tho council was tho
rclslon of tho council nctlng ns a
h board. Mrs. Wright nmdo tho
Ifense that ft lion tlio stnto of Oro
bn gave- women suffrago thoy did
pt mako nny qualifications and
Mt ho being n born American
ail a right to hold offlco and to
Further sho declared thnt hor
uiband nnd horsolf could voto In
ny other states excepting Oregon
the president of tho United
latos and thcreforo sho could hold
Uko California Caso
Tho caso Is similar to the
cKenile caso which was tnUon
om California to tho aunroino
rt of tho United States, and
Wiled thero against tho mmllcnnt
1 About ono hundred norsoiiH en-
Nred at tho city hall at Eastsldo.
"oai Drought a councilman nnd
number of others from thn finn,.
h end of tho city and snvnmi fmm
larshfleld v,oro at tho mooting.
i worm Was Expected
inen the critical moment ennm
Pre was Indications of nn vMf.
Is ,lllle an(1 'or a while tho nioot
fS was rather stormv. im nt .in
E.r.hen " Was BOttIea tlmt Mrs.
f Inclination to burv nnv in fi.
PS ad the meotlnp in t-..i. ...i....
H expressions of a deal fnr
armony n tho cliv ..., v ..-
Sharit VnwT.i .. i... .
"We wcra m,. ....
t H, i . --...u nimrji worus
LIS "?A W'1C" Mra- bright was
UZ,, ,, . nntl Bomo dI
E vBlr,adlcllons cai thick and
ru various ( .
bad .. k I """"'ms wero
r"1 as bene th i... . ,.
Id onr i Ul u' Btat0
It d .I'6 COOS Ti' was
Iwitlon J0 rlll0ry on a legal
Mstln tearing on tho controvor-
Wnen Mrs. W.1..1.1 . ..
efeated . ,,, b,u waa nna"Jr
H I drPPea tho matter
" ?frthf!r1IdhcBM r ox
noortel ovo ' matters Wore
"4 Counrnr hy Mayor Kltl80
f" S; waonrasw?or ,wh0 ,n
II on ,- ... rds pourel verbal
At the ,2!?.,ar,c?
ld9 Mayor R0ZfC'eCt!Lln East"
'ted to n ; 2 uson was
...v. 40 mreo
elected wero wiitn.,
SOSIE FACTS AHOUT
CITV OF EASTSIDE
Iloro arc sonio factH about
tho Coos Day city which start
ed a now year last night:
Eastsldo covers nioro area
than Mnrshflold and North
Bond put togother.
Thoro nro botweon -100
nnd COO Inhabitants In tho
Tho tolnl number of vot
ers Is about 100.
Thoro Is a wator front on
IslhmtiH Inlet and tho bay
ftvo miles long,
A year nnd ono-hnlf ngo
Cooston and 'territory bu
tweon was nnnoxed to tho
Water rlRhts iiavo boon fil
ed on for futuro wntor sup
lily. City has an $8,000 school
hotiso with four rooms nnd '
throo tenchers at ono ond of
city, nnd another sciool with
two tenchorfl at tho Cooston
Tho pooplo rocontly voted
to U80 tho school houso as
mooting- plnco for Sunday
school and public gnthorlngs.
Tho city has ono storo and
plans a public market on tho
EastBldo limits aro close to
tho big EastBldo mill of tho
C. A. Smith Lumber Com
pany. Thoro Is no Jnll In Eastsldo
hut ono will bo provided In
enso thoro should bo an of
fender to lock up.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26, 1916 EVENING EDITION.
X Consolidation of Times, Const Mall
nnd Coos liny Advertiser.
PanaUEh v " .wer
Farrle v,L ,, u'oison and Mrs.
M wnm" '.. ",u ia"or was tho
over elected to tho
ercho8P , '" Iie ter two
vkti. " me ninpn. -n m
"illy aijj . ""a i v. 1.
ns eini . . JIcLaBan whoso
'm hou: ,:6nl
roancu a.ft nM wonuiers of tho
-Ui! stecklo, L. Q.
(Con'"ued pn Pag0 Two)
OrKICIAT.S OF ijastside assume
T1IKIH VARIOUS DUTIES
Mllnjj on Water lllKlitN to bo Rc-
nuvtctl .Stmiflliic Commit tec
Atpoliited by (ho Mayor
Tho followliiB nro 'tho officers,
olcctlvo nnd nppolntlvo, nnd tho
Btnndlng commlttles of tho city of
EastHldo who began nnothor year
of tho city work at tho annual moot
ing of tlio city council thoro last
Mnyor Robort C. Kittson.
City Recordor C. 1 Keating.
City Attorney Qoorgo Wntklns.
City Tronsuror W. F. Uyorly.
City Marshall Sylvester McOrlff.
City Engineer S. II. Cathcurt.
Doputy Marshnll N. A. Nass.
Councllmon Vllkcs Cavauaugh,
N. G. Nolson, Irvln Hadlock and
CyriiH Stcckol, roprosontlng East
sldo ond of tho city and V. h. Walker
and L. a. Mcolcs representing Coos
ton ond of tho city.
Street Committee Nolson, Had
lock nnd Mooks.
FInnnco Committee Stockel,
Hadlock and Cavaunugh.
Flro and Water Conui)lttoo Cava- wook from
naugn, AieoltB and Walker.
Health Commltteo Walkor, Nol
son and Stockel.
Dock Mutter Up
Doforo tho old council adjourned
thoro woro several matters which
came up. W. U. Douglas, roprosontlng-
tho Bast Murshflold I -a nil
Company staled In a communica
tion that tho city wharf at East
sldo was partly on company lands
and asked that tho city tako over
IN THE COUNTY
All Sections This Morning Re-
, port Fall During the Night
and Ground Covered
REPORTED TEN INCHES
t DEEP AT POWERS TODAY
Logging Operations At that
Place Are Stopped Un Ac
count of the Storm
FRESHETS ARE CHECKED
Much Suffering of Llvo Stock Is
Found In Different Quarters
Temperature nt Mnndiflcld Not
J-ow As Might bo Evpccted
Tho snow storm last night wan
gonernl throughout tho county. This
morning Handon, Myrtlo Point and
Powers districts all reported snow
and It Is said to bo much heavier
in tho mountains. This Is tho sec
ond tlmo during tlio Btormy sea
son that Coos county has had a snow
unusual to this' locality.
Tho storm has Interrupted log
ging operations nnd has been es
pecially sovcro on llvo stock, cattlo
on tho ranges and dairy cows suf
fering fiom tho cold and lack of
This morning Marshflold was cov
ered with snow and presented a
pretty sight with tho trees on tho
hill decorated In white. Snow foil
during tho forenoon but tho sun
light at noon melted much of it.
Temperature Not f.oiv
Tho thermometer did not go very
low, Early tho glasB roglstorod 2!)
degrees abovo zero or thrco bolow
freezing, which Is at least six de
grees abovo tho coldest weather
wo havo had this winter.
According to Mr. OHtllnd, weath
er observer, tho snow that foil
last night, roglstorod as about ono
fifth of an Inch rainfall It rcducod
Ten Inches nt Power
At 1'owors It wng roportcd thoro
was 10 inches of snow this morn
ing and out beyond Myrtlo Point
lho snowfall through tho night
was hoavy. " This morning tho tol
egraph v;lroB woro down, on ac
count of tho storm but woro soon
A. II. Powers wus down this
morning from Powors. Ho said
tho snow was so heavy that all log
ging thoro today was impossible
In tho camps tho snow fall was
nioro than 12 Inches.
Trains Wero Drilled
nccnuso of tho fuct tho Coqulllo
rjvor has boon up over tho tracks
at Sclirooders Landing, tho other
sldo of Coqulllo, ho said not n log
ging train has gotten through this
Powors. Tlio regular
train has mado dally trips through
this Boctlon, but is not bo heavy as
tho logging trains.
Stop tho Froshets
TRY TO SETTLEISIX KILLED IN
I-USITAMA INCIDENT IS HKINfl
CJcniiiin AnihussadoV Ih Conferring
With tho Secretary of State
tnr Axactited Prni (o Coos llijr TlmM.
WASHINGTON, D. C, Jan. 2C
German Ambassador Dornstorff con
ferred today with Secretary Lansing
over tho stntus of 'tho Ltisltanla In
Lansing bad boforo him when
Von Dornstorff called another writ
ten proposal from Qermany design
ed to bring about a settlement of
tho controversy over tho Lusltnnla.
It Is understood that in the latest
proposal Germany has agreed to
eliminate from tho text of tho ag
reement any mention of n warning
Issued by tho Gorman ombansy on
tho day tho Lusltuum sailed and
loft out her proposed general reser
vation of admission of wrong doing
on tho part of the submarine commander.
D NOT Li
FOUND TO CONTAIN SEVEN PER
Ariosts At Coqulllo Will Follow
Once Complaint Miulo 'of
Cider Drinking nt Powers
Cider taken from four Coqulllo
establishments yesterday for test
ing allowed from three to sovon per
cent of alcohol, according to Dis
trict Attomoy Llljoqvlst. Tho test
was mado by J. Loo Drown of this
city. At onco Sheriff Johnson was
called over tho long distance 'phono
and told to arrest tho' proprietors.
Tho Coqulllo men who aro in
volved aro Albert JoIiuboii, of tho
Coqulllo Soda Works and tho man
ufacturer of cider, C. A, Machon,
Hurk Dunham and Mr. Shoros.
Cider nt lovCrs
At Powors it is said cldor with n
kick In It has been sold in sovoral
places. A. II. Powors this morn
ing stated tho mon havo boon got
ting hold of tho stuff nnd that a
week ago last Sunday thoro woro
halt a dozon fights ns tho result of
An Investigation will ho mado.
Caught in Five Story Building
' Which Is Quickly De
stroyed by Flames
THREE JUMP FROM
FOURTH STORY WINDOW
One Strikes Pavement and Is
Killed and Others Break
THREE ARE SUFFOCATED
Jlulldlng Was Ubod to Dry Hemp
Which Was Saved When Wharf
Recently Rut'iicd nnd Wn Sup"
posed to Havo IJecn Fhcd
tDf AMOilat4 Tiro to Coo Dj Tlmn.l
SEATTLE, Wash., Jan. 20. Six
men woro killed this morning in a
flro that destroyed tho interior of
tho Talbot-Walker building, a flvo
Btory brick structure. Throo woro
killed by leaping from tho fourth,
story windows to tho pnvomont bo
low, and thrco suffocated In tflo
building. All tho dead wero Rus
Ucd to Dry Hemp
Tho building was being used by
a salvage company firm for drying
largo quantities of hemp that was
soaked with wator during a flro
In Octobor on tho Uluo Funnol
Tho flro caused nioro than a mil
lion dollar loss and wnB generally
believed to bo started by persons
who sought to provont tho ship
ment of munitions of war to Rus
sia. Tho flro today howovor is bo
Uovcd to havo had Its origin from
tho drying stove.
Loss Ih $10,000
TJio loss Is estimated at about
$10,000 .Twenty mon woro at work
in tho building whou tho flro was
discovered. It spread so rapidly
that It scoinod to break out on all
floors at onco nnd tho wholo in
terior was soon ablaze,
Thrco mon appeared nt tho fourth
story windows. Ono leaped boforo
tho flremont could mako an effort
In catclt him. Ho struck on Ills
head and was Instantly killed.
Two others woro caught by blank
ets hold by tho flromon but broko
through tho cloth and dlod of tho
Injuries thoy received.
KILLED IN WRECK AT
REACHES SAN FRANCISCO IN DIS
GENTRALIA SAFE GERMANS ROLD
French Hark Itnyiml Sighted off Hec
ntn Head This Morning
Trying to Reach Port
(Special to tho Times from Associat
PORTLAND, Jan. 2C Tho steam
er Lyman Stewart sent a wireless to
day saying It had spoken with the
Kronch bark Dnyard off Hccota Head
this morning. Tho bark was badly
crippled by tho storm but will try to
mako San Francisco unassisted.
CENTRA LIA SAFE
Roaches Port Today nt San Fran
cisco Much Disabled
(Special to tho Times by Associat
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 20 Tho
steamer Ccntrnlla arrived horo lato
yestorday after nearly foundering at
sea. Describing tho storm, Captain
"I novor saw anything Hko It. Tlio
wind blow twenty miles nn hour. -Wo
lost our dcckload and our steam had
to bo used to pump wator from
tho hull." N
SHERIFF JOHNSON WILL GET
TAX ROLL AHOUT FED. R
Total Levy Which Mundiflcld ProKr-
ty Will Have to Pay ft 1. 1
Mills Notify Taxpayers
(Special to tho Times)
COQUILLE, Oro., Jan 20 Sheriff
Johnson oxpecta to got tho 1915 tax
rolls from Assessor Thrift nbout Eob
fuary Kith and will thou boglu tho
annual collection of taxes.
To facilitate tho Collcctlouthls yenr
Sheriff Johnson will mall n personal
notlco to each tnxpayor whoso address
Is known, of tho amount of taxes ho
This year Marahflold property own
ers will havo to pay a total of 51.1
mllla on tholr assessment, this in
cludes 19.1 mills for tho county
nnd stnto lovy, four mlllB for
tho Port of Coos Hay, twenty
mills for th City of Marsh-
field amholovon mills for tho Marsh
flold school district.
French Fail In Attempt to R3
' capture Position Lost
East of Neuville
ARE REPULSED IN
HAND T0HAND FIGHT
Heavy Artillery Engagements
Continuinq on the West
ern Battle Front
Have Engaged With Albanians Under
tho Leadership of Former Pres
ident Who has Joined the Cause
of the Entente Allies
Ur AMorltteil rrrsrto Coos nr Tlmo.)
LONDON, Jan. 2C, A great num
ber of counter attackB woro mado by
tho Kronch yesterday to rccapturo
'the trenches taken by tho Germans
oast of Nouvlllo but woro ropulsed
each tlmo with hnnd to hand fight
ing, Dorlln announced todny. Heavy
lartlllory pitgagomeuts contlmio on
tho Western ffont.
In tho East a lull continues. Unof
ficial dispatches my tho Dolgarlan
forces havo advanced Into contral Al
bania nnd havo como In contact with
tho Albanian troops under Essad Pa
sha, provisional presldont of Albania,
who la cooporating with tho ontonto
allies. Tho Ilulgnrlnn advnnco guard
Is reported to havo boon defeated.
General Who Was Former Governor
of Cuba Promoted hy His
full chargo of tho wharf under the
Ur Auo litM rrtM to Coo Dir TlmM )
PARIS, Jan. 25, Genoral Woylor,
former Spanish governor of Cubi
Tho cold spoil and snow will stop iina uc0 appointed presldont of tho
tompororlly tho freshets which had ( Qonoral Stnff of tho Spanish army.
Btarted when tho previous biiowi
started to molt. I
t 0COVKKl" FROM WRECK i L L fi III L II U 1 1 II U
agreement that tho land bo glvon
up at any time It was demanded.
A resolution to this effect was pass
ed so that thoro would bo no con
flicting in rogard to tho manage
ment of tho wharf,
Tho city recorder will mako his
annual roport nt tho next moetlng.
Tho city troasuror mado his roport
for 1915 showing that something
ovor $3,000 had been paid out or
tho general fund during the year
and a llttlo over ?1,008 paid out
ot tho streot fund.
Hcnow Water Right
When tho now council was form
ed ono of tho first things dono was
to voto for a renewal of the water
rights which aro hold by tho city.
Some tlmo ago tho city filed on a
wator right at tho headwaters of
Wlllanch slough. TI1I3 will expire
In February but tho filing will bo
renewed. Tho city has made ex
tensive investigation as to a water
supply but Is not yet in shape to
establish water works but members
of tho council expressed tho hope
that before long a water works
which Is much needed could bo es
tablished, Tho mayor appointed Jfs Btand-
tDr AioiltM rrt.t to ct nr Time.,!
SEATTLE, Wash., Jan. 2G
Tho body of Ralph Dattor-
man, aged eight, of Wona
cheo was found In the debris
of tho Gioat Northern wreck
at Coren, today, being tho eov
onth body recovored. Another
body is missing and Is being
ing committees wh'ch will servo
for tho ensuing year.
Tho establishment of a public
market fortho bonoflt of tho peo
plo of Eastsldo ana surrounding
country has been under discussion
and a special commltteo was author
ized to have constructed tho build
ing for tho market at ttio snip
yard slto. A bid of approximately
$50 has beon mado for tho build
ing. ELKS! ATTENTION!!
Don't forgot tho regular danco
this evening. Visiting Elka will
Special music, specla attractions
and an especially good time assur
ed. By order of
RODIES OK TWO ARE REPORT
ED TO HE FOUND
Vlc.lms Wero llenjninlii Snoll and
Frank Woods Roth of tho
tnr AuorUleJ Prm l Coot liar TlmM J
EL PASO, Texas, Jan. 26. Tho
bod'es Of IJonjamln Snoll and Krank
Woods, Americans, woro found
west of Cuslhulrlachlc, according to
a report roachlng hero. Thoy left
CUslhulrachlo"last week to rescue a
relative, who was wounded by ban
dits and hiding in tho mountains.
PiiHioiigeri Aro Saved hy Stool
Coat lies and No no 11V0 Injured
In tho Accident
(!)r AMo?lit4 rrtM lo Coo Ur Timet.)
SPOKANE, Wash., Jan. 21.
Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul
passonger trains No. 17 and No. 18
each known as tho Columbian, col
lided head on near Llnd, Wash, to
day. Engineer George W. Rait and
an unidentified tramp woro, killed.
Throo of tho train crow woro bruis
ed. No passengers woro hurt.
CiM Save Peoylo
Roth of the hugo locomotives
wero completely demolished but tho
steel passenger coaches provontod
serious Injury to any of tho pas
sengers, Other mon on tho two locomo
tives Jumped and escaped with
bruises. Reports received horo al
leged that through a dispatcher's
mlstako ono train bad orders to
meet tho other at Sorvla while tho
ether had meeting orders for Vassal.
NO NEW PROJECTS
ARE NOT INCLUDED
A fOr AMOClitxl Prttt to coo. Ilr TIuxm.J
WASHINGTON, D. C. Jan. 2G
Tho Rivers and Harbors
commltteo voted today to In-
cludo no now projocts In the
forthcoming bill, but to con-
flno appropriations solely to
projects already authorized,
f thus limiting tho total to ap-
Dr AuorltUil Freu to ecu ntr TlmM., 4
NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 20
Incomplete roturns today In-
d cated that tho ontlro regu-
lar democratic ticket, hoadod
by Riifflu G. Pleasant, pres-
ent attorney genernl, was sue-
cesBful at yesteidays stnto
wide democratic primary,
PORTLAND Miss Grace DoGraff
who wont from Portland with tho
Kord peaco party, is roportcd to bo
back in tho United States and Is
expected- In Portland soon.
AGREEMENT. ON LU8ITANIA IS
Secretary Lansing nnd German Em
bassador Meet at Washington
for tho Purpoho
Hf AmocUU-J l'reu to Coo l)r TIuim.
WASHINGTON, D. C, Jan. 2C
Tho Lusltanla agreomont was re
drafted today by Ambassador Von
Dornstorff and Secrotaiy Lansing
to roprcsont tho vlows of tho Unit
ed States and forwarded to tho
Dorlln foreign offlco. Word of
whotho Dorlln will accept it In its
prosont tontativo form i8 oxpoctcd
in about a wook.
JAPAN DELIVERS NOTE FOR DE
LIVERY T CHINA
Effect of Conscstlniw If Mndo
Would Put China under Giuitd-
laiishlp of Other Country
(llr AMovlitM rrcM 10 Coot Dr Tlm )
LONDON, Jnn. iiO.r Tho Japan
oso government has dollvorod to
tho ChlnosQ' minister In Toklo for
transmission to bis government a
note embodying sovon doumuda
which woro included In tho Jan-
nnoBo program of last spring, ' tho
Manchester guardian learns from
fur Eastorn sources. It says tho
gonoral effect would bo to placo
China under tho tutelago of Japan
Against Drltlsli Ideas
Tho Guardian oxprosses tho hopo
that this news will bo "authorita
tively contradicted" ns tho do-
manda when previously mado woro
full of dangor to China's Independ
ence. "It is tho nlm and hopo of tho
nrltlsh policy," tho papor continued,
"to seo that China la strong nnd
Independent, developing peaceful
ly without lntcrforonco from uny
TURKS DRIVE HACK THE IHUT'.
Appalling Losbo3 SustulnoJ hy tho
English Army In Mesopota
mia Statement Says
(Hr Auoclated Preu to Coot Dr Tlmo. )
RERUN, Jan. 20. (Wireless to
Sayvllle) An official Turkish
statement today bays tho Hrttlsh
forces in Mesopotamia mado aiii
othor attack upon tho Turks but
gao up tho effort after sustaining
TO LEARN ATTITUDE
President Confers With Lenders In
Or Aio(ltte4 freti to C001 l)7 Timet.
WASHINGTON, D. C, Jan. 2 G Pres
ident Wilson summoned to tho White
houso today leaders of tho Scuato
and the House to loarn their uttitudo
toward tho shipping bill, tho tariff
HAS REEN SUNK
(Dr AttocltttJ rrtM to Coot Iltr Tltbf,
LONDON, Jati. 2C A Llv
erpool mossago to tho Ex
change Telegraph says tho
Dominion liner Norsman bus
STEAMER NORSEMAN NOT SUNK
AS WAS REPORTED
Report Mado hy Llojds States That
No Lives Woro Lost In
nr AworiittA ftM to Coot ntr Tlmt.
LONDON, Jan. 20. Lloyds re
ports that tho steamor Norseman,
at first roportod sunk, has boon
beached and that no lives wore lost.
Sho registered 1750 tons and was
under charter to tho British Admir
alty. commission and the PhUllplno b".;i.
Ho indicated to them that in addition
to tho preparedness program and rov
onuo bills, tbeso throo measures
would bo tho principal ones backed, by